As a Clinical Teaching Fellow for Internal Medicine Foundations, you will assist program faculty and staff in all areas of IMF instruction, administration and other activities relating to the operation of the Internal Medicine Foundations (IMF) clinical clerkship in Miramar, FL. Reporting directly to the Assistant Director, the Clinical Teaching Fellow(s) works closely with all faculty, staff, and other operational stakeholders to achieve the goals of the clerkship. This includes, but are not limited to, instructing students on Physical Examination techniques, providing guidance on history-taking, writing SOAP notes and H&Ps, designing and facilitating high fidelity simulation and procedural skills, conducting Mock CS OSCE sessions, test question design, proctoring exams, teaching ACLS and BLS and participating in the grading process as directed. Clinical Teaching Fellows will spend the majority of their time instructing students in small group sessions and working as a team to carry out the clerkship curriculum. During breaks between IMF clerkships, you will be assigned projects for continual improvement on the delivery of the clerkship curriculum under the instruction of the Director of IMF.
Internal Medicine Foundations (IMF): IMF’s mission is to introduce students to the principles and practice of Internal Medicine and help students achieve a solid foundation in the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to succeed in subsequent core clinical clerkships and in the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) and Clinical Knowledge (CK) exams. We are designed to provide physician-supervised, hands-on training with patients at affiliated hospitals and ambulatory clinics.
The ideal applicant should be able to engage, mentor, and teach a diverse student body, as well as, work closely and cohesively with other Clinical Teaching Fellows as a team under the instruction and supervision of the Director, Assistant Director, and Simulation Manager. To this aim, he/she must possess excellent teaching, communication, organizational, interpersonal, and public speaking skills. It is also important the Clinical Teaching Fellow be self-directed and to work effectively as a member of the IMF team. Strong candidates for this role should be motivated by working on complex, ever-evolving initiatives that are student driven.
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Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM)
Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has more than 11,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and beyond. The mission of Ross University School of Medicine is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. We do this by focusing on imparting the knowledge, skills, and values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician.
RUSM students begin their journey to become physicians on the school’s campus in Dominica, located in the West Indies. Students complete a rigorous basic science curriculum, supported by cutting-edge instructional technology, including an anatomy and medical imaging laboratory and a simulation center where students begin to develop clinical skills. Students then complete their medical education by taking core and elective clinical rotations in U.S., Canada, and UK.
In 2013, RUSM achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).In 2014, RUSM graduates earned more than 800 residency positions; the largest number for any medical school in the world.
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